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Get it for every gun you plan on using for your ESF, it's the best way to see things even in the day light.

Agreed, NV is a great sight for vehicle weapons.... at close to medium range. Not so flash at long distance though.
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Anyone think the rotary for ESF is worth saving up for over the stock gun? I think I already asked this once but no one have yet said anything on it.
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Playing this morning in a good platoon, took bases left and right. Then they went to The Crown. And all was lost...

So I went to see what the hustle was about, and got nearly 100 kills within half an hour. I can see why people swarm there, the points are insane, but the second you check the map, your surrounded.

Also, watched your video on LA tactics! It's hilarious hiding in plain sight. If you could ever put jump jets on an Infiltrator, I would never switch classes.
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Yes get night vision also consider your self lucky you get that amazing ESF.. We get a giant target that's as slow as a turtle...

I have no clue what those acronyms mean, but rocket pods = infantry destruction
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Playing this morning in a good platoon, took bases left and right. Then they went to The Crown. And all was lost...

So I went to see what the hustle was about, and got nearly 100 kills within half an hour. I can see why people swarm there, the points are insane, but the second you check the map, your surrounded.

Also, watched your video on LA tactics! It's hilarious hiding in plain sight. If you could ever put jump jets on an Infiltrator, I would never switch classes.

Man I despise The Crown.
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I have no clue what those acronyms mean, but rocket pods = infantry destruction

ESF = Empire Specific Figher. in your case, the Scythe.

PODs will kill masses of infanty if they are grouped. Its kinda overkill to kill individuals with PODs... unless of cause they are firing surface-2-air rockets at you.

They are not to shabby at knocking armour around either.

As infanty and armour driver... I hate ESF PODs tongue.gif

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Man I despise The Crown.

I dont mind it if there is nothing else happening. I prefer attacking though since the last patch smile.gif
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Has to do with net/server latency. Hit detection is client-side, for the most part unless the game detects something that shouldn't be possible, like hitting someone behind you while firing forward. This means that if you have two people shooting each other in the face from 5 feet away and the server lags a bit, or one of you lags a bit, either you or the other person may get off that last shot needed to kill the other, because the hit that was detected client-side that made the first kill got delayed. Does that make sense? Or should I try explaining it better?

Nope that makes sense and is what I suspected.
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Anyone think the rotary for ESF is worth saving up for over the stock gun? I think I already asked this once but no one have yet said anything on it.

Yes, it's a big update for infantry.

Also I don't even touch the crown... it's just a zerg fest..
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Before flak was buffed to excessive levels, flying around the crown was fun. Now it's just a death trap.

And yes, everything except the dalton is client-side hit detection. The dalton can "render bomb" where if you're shooting outside your render distance, you will still get kills, but the tricky part is the code was never written for the server to tell your client you got a kill (it's the other way around), so you don't see the kills/xp gained unless you actively pay attention to your xp and kills in your profile.
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ESF = Empire Specific Figher. in your case, the Scythe.

PODs will kill masses of infanty if they are grouped. Its kinda overkill to kill individuals with PODs... unless of cause they are firing surface-2-air rockets at you.

They are not to shabby at knocking armour around either.

As infanty and armour driver... I hate ESF PODs tongue.gif
I dont mind it if there is nothing else happening. I prefer attacking though since the last patch smile.gif

Actually, it's the NC's fighter... yeah there were a group of infantry on the roof that I surprised, good times.
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